A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 14, 2017
“How do snowmen travel around?"/"By icicle.”

An “icicle” is not a “cycle,” like a “bicycle,” but a popular winter riddle is:

Q: How do snowmen travel around?
A: By icicle.


The riddle was posted on the newsgroup alt.support.arthritis on December 14, 2001.


Google Groups: alt.support.arthritis
OTP: More groaners
Joe Nicholson
12/14/01
(...)
Q:  How do snowmen travel around?
A: By icicle!

Google Groups: alt.tv.lost
OT: snowman jokes
AirDuct-Kate
9/28/05
(...)
How do snowmen travel around ?
By iceicle !

20 December 2005, Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI), “Seasonal Fun Facts,” pg. D1:
Dopey joke o’ the day
Q: How do snowmen travel around ?
A: By iceicle !

Google Books
August 2007, Boys’ Life, “Think & Grin,” pg. 54, col. 1:
Jack: How do snowmen travel?
Robert: How?
Jack: By icicle.
Jack Ferenczy, University Heights, Ohio

Google Books
Laughter, the Best Medicine: Holidays:
Ho, Ho, Ha! The Merriest Jokes, Quotes, and Cartoons

By Editors of Reader’s Digest
New York, NY: Reader’s Digest Association
2012
Pg. ?:
How do snowmen travel?
By icicle.

Google Books
Side-Splitting Riddles
Illustrated by Kevin Rechin
Columbus, OH: Highlights for Children, Inc.
2012
Pg. ?:
How do snowmen travel around?
By icicle.

Twitter
Lucky Scoreā€
@LuckyScoreNet
How do snowmen travel around ?
By iceicle
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8:07 AM - 15 Oct 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • Saturday, October 14, 2017 • Permalink